One of our latest publications, Violence in Nigeria: a qualitative and quantitative analysis, edited by M.A. Perouse de Montclos, is now available in open access on the website of the co-publisher, the African Studies Centre of Leiden: http://www.ascleiden.nl/news/violence-nigeria-qualitative-and-quantitative-analysis
The second opus of the West African Politics and Society series (WAPOSO) focuses on the Boko Haram crisis in Nigeria. This book is the first attempt to understand Boko Haram in a comprehensive and consistent way. It examines the early history of the sect and its transformation into a radical armed group. It analyses the causes of the uprising against the Nigerian state and evaluates the consequences of the on-going conflict from a religious, social and political point of view.
by David Enweremadu
As a result of the partnership between the African Studies Centre, University of Leiden, and IFRA-Nigeria, the first opus of the West African Politics and Society series (WAPOSO) is coming out! The series aims to publish original, cutting-edge research work produced by West African, especially Nigerian, scholars in different fields within the Social Sciences and the Humanities. David Enweremadu, lecturer at the Department of Political Science, University of Ibadan, gives in this first issue a critical perspective on the anti-corruption reforms since 1999…